Applicability of Xpert MTB/RIF assay for routine diagnosis of tuberculosis: a four-year single-center experience


ÇELİK C. , Gotzel M. G. , BAKICI M. Z. , BERK S. , ÖZŞAHİN S. L. , GÜLTÜRK E.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.45, no.6, pp.1329-1334, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 45 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-1407-56
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.1329-1334

Abstract

Background/aim: The aim of this study is to assess the Xpert MTB/RIF assay for diagnosis of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex in clinical samples and to compare the results by reference to the diagnostic method, Bactec MGIT 960.